DCLG – Changes to the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

Changes will be made to the EPBD Regulations on 6 April 2012. The changes to the EPB Regulations can be summarised as follows:

  • the changes will extend the current requirements to commission an EPC that apply to residential buildings to all residential and non residential buildings when sold or rented out;
  • the requirements for the provision of an EPC with written particulars will be extended to all buildings sold or rented out
  • the requirement for the statutory lodgement of air conditioning inspection reports onto the central EPC Register

A copy of the amendments and the Explanatory Memoranda can be downloaded at:



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